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The financial regulation lawyer withdrew after coming under fire from Democrats aligned with the banking sector and Republicans smearing her as a communist.
Democrats believe it will be difficult for Republicans to oppose popular elements of Build Back Better, like new child care funding. But the GOP isn't playing along.
The committee has publicized 45 subpoenas to date, but has also quietly issued an unknown number of subpoenas and conducted nearly 300 interviews so far.
The Republican also complained that white defendants charged in the Capitol riot are being discriminated against “because of the color of their skin.”
The former Trump official declined to cooperate “despite his apparent willingness to provide details ... in the book he is now promoting and selling," the panel said.
The conspiracy theory-endorsing Colorado Republican followed Kentucky Rep. Thomas Massie's lead with a not-so-festive family picture.
Democrats are getting Republicans to help them raise the debt limit without Republicans actually voting for it.
Bannon has refused to cooperate with a subpoena issued by the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot.
The former White House chief of staff will not cooperate with a House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection.
Lawmakers rejected a proposal 30-67 from Sens. Rand Paul, Bernie Sanders and Mike Lee to block the $650 million weapons transfer to the kingdom.
“I’m doing it because it’s in Australia’s national interest,” Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Wednesday. “It’s the right thing to do.”
Trump's former chief of staff said he told the ailing president to go to the hospital on his own or on a gurney.
Democrats likely need to finish the bill by the end of the year to ensure January's child benefit goes out on time.
The longtime Trump ally also reportedly ribbed the former president with gags about Melania Trump and reading.
The two leaders have reportedly asked their teams to arrange a follow-up discussion.
The Ohio Republican suggested the threat from the "radical left" was similar to that of the Nazis. Critics hit back.
Marc Short was at the Capitol on Jan. 6 and accompanied Pence as he fled his post and hid from rioters who were calling for his hanging.
“Devin Nunes, CEO & LOL,” former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara tweeted about the California Republican's move to lead Donald Trump's tech startup.
Col. Earl Matthews accuses Lt. Gen. Charles Flynn and Lt. Gen. Walter Piatt of lying to Congress about what transpired the day rioters breached the Capitol.